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Winchester in Scott County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lincoln and the Kansas Nebraska Question

 
 
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By Jason Voigt, September 7, 2021
1. Lincoln and the Kansas Nebraska Question Marker
Inscription.  On this spot in the upper room of the old court house in August 1854, Abraham Lincoln made his first speech on the Kansas Nebraska Question
 
Erected 1923 by the Literature & Civics department of the Winchester Woman's Club.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1854.
 
Location. 39° 37.698′ N, 90° 27.362′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Illinois, in Scott County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Market Street and South Main Street. Marker is located at Central Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 W Market St, Winchester IL 62694, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stephen Arnold Douglas (here, next to this marker); Winchester, Illinois (a few steps from this marker); Greene Vardiman Black (a few steps from this marker); The Ninety-Ninth Illinois Infantry (approx. 8 miles away); Veterans Memorial
Lincoln and the Kansas Nebraska Question Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, September 7, 2021
2. Lincoln and the Kansas Nebraska Question Marker
Marker is located at Central Park
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(approx. 9.4 miles away); Lime Kiln (approx. 11 miles away); Grant’s March to Naples (approx. 11.9 miles away); Edward L. Hager (approx. 13.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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